Kaspersky Internet Security kl1.sys buffer overflow

kaspersky-internetsecurity-kl1-bo (42849) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Kaspersky Internet Security is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the kl1.sys. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unknown attack vectors to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with kernel level privileges or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.9
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Refer to Kaspersky Tech News 06.03.2008 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • iDefense Labs PUBLIC ADVISORY: 06.04.08: Kaspersky Internet Security IOCTL Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.
  • Kaspersky Tech News 06.03.2008: Low-risk vulnerability in kl1.sys driver is closed.
  • CVE-2008-1518: Stack-based buffer overflow in kl1.sys in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 and 7.0 and Internet Security 6.0 and 7.0 allows local users to gain privileges via an IOCTL 0x800520e8 call.
  • OSVDB ID: 45958: Kaspersky Multiple Products kl1.sys Driver Local Overflow
  • SA30534: Kaspersky Products kl1.sys Driver Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020195: Kaspersky Internet Security IOCTL Stack Overflow Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020196: Kaspersky Anti-Virus IOCTL Stack Overflow Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges

Platforms Affected:

  • Kaspersky Internet Security Suite 6.0
  • Kaspersky Internet Security Suite 7.0
  • Kaspersky Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0
  • Kaspersky Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7.0
  • Kaspersky Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Win WS 6.0

Reported:

Jun 03, 2008

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